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Elizabeth Coles "Bessie" Davis Darden
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Birth: Oct. 20, 1874
Wilmington
New Hanover County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Mar. 26, 1962
Wilmington
New Hanover County
North Carolina, USA

Wilmington Morning Star, March 27, 1962

Mrs. Bessie Davis Darden, widow of Thomas Francis Darden, died early Monday morning at the home of her granddaughter, Mrs. Cicero P. Yow, 143 West Renovah Circle, after a long illness.
Mrs. Darden was born in Wilmington and spent most of her life here.
She was a life-long member of St. John's Episcopal church.
Surviving are one daughter, Mrs. Mary D. Hardwicke; one son, Robert D. Darden, of New Bern; two brothers, Robert B. Davis, of Enfield, and C. McD. Davis, of Wilmington; one sister, Mrs. Robert B. Adams, of Phoenix, Arizona, three grandchildren, Mrs. Cicero P. Yow, Robert D. Darden, Jr., of High Point, and Mrs. Edgar Betty, of Asheville, and six great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be conducted from St. John's Episcopal church Wednesday morning at 11 o'clock with the Rev. Hunley A. Elebash, rector, and the Rt. Rev. Thomas H. Wright, bishop of the East Carolina diocese of the Episcopal church, officiating.

Obituary provided by Tom Sidbury
 
 
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 Parents:
  Robert Burns Davis (1834 - 1918)
  Cornelia Jones Nixon Davis (1843 - 1931)
 
 Spouse:
  Thomas Francis Darden (1870 - 1943)*
 
 Children:
  Mary Nixon Darden Hardwicke (1897 - 1979)*
  Robert Davis Darden (1903 - 1996)*
 
 Siblings:
  Nicholas Nixon Davis (1870 - 1909)*
  Robert Burns Davis (1872 - 1964)*
  Elizabeth Coles Davis Darden (1874 - 1962)
  Champion McDowell Davis (1879 - 1975)*
  Mildred Davis Adams (1881 - 1975)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oakdale Cemetery
Wilmington
New Hanover County
North Carolina, USA
Plot: Sec B Lot 80
 
Created by: John Evans
Record added: Mar 29, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 50411135
Elizabeth Coles Bessie <i>Davis</i> Darden
Added by: John Evans
 
Elizabeth Coles Bessie <i>Davis</i> Darden
Added by: John Evans
 
 
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